Melissa Paraf, former change communications leader, Walgreens

 "I worked with Julie on a large-scale reorganization of my company's field operations. She started with us on a 3-month contract but quickly showed that she was an incredibly valuable partner and communications expert. We ended up having her create the communications plans and draft all of the messages for 2.5 years of implementation. Additionally, she helped to create our communications strategies and key messaging platforms, helping us support the change initiative in levers beyond communications (e.g., stakeholder engagement). It was wonderful working with Julie, as she was able to execute communications with little direction to near perfection. She was great at staying on plan, and also recognized when there were times when we were on an unexpected crunch and never failed to support our needs. I'd highly recommend working with Julie on any communications initiative, as her work for us varied considerably on incredibly sensitive subjects (e.g., compensation changes, job elimination, process shifts)." 


Jack Holleran, former Ernst & Young principal and ghostwriting client

 “Julie is a bright, engaging, talented and experienced writer. Time and again, she demonstrated the ability to grasp quickly the ideas we were working to convey, to turn them into compelling copy, and then to see our work through to its burnished, well-honed conclusion. All this, plus an even temperament and an engaging personality make Julie an asset to any project or organization.” 


Katie Lorenz, associate director, Marketing Communications, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and former colleague

 "I worked with Julie for almost three years at RIC where we acted as communications counterparts in marketing/communications. Julie was a great team member and enjoyable to work with. She is the best editor/copy writer that I have worked with always developing creative, clean copy. She was thorough in her thinking and looked at the big picture, helping weave all elements of marketing together. She would be an extremely valuable asset to any company.” 

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Julie Hanahan

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